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schechner healthcare corner coming up. i don't know if jacki schechner is aware of. >> i sent you an e-mail ten minutes ago. >> i'll have to check that. >> stephanie: she has an important point. we have a healthcare cost problem and you'll explain what that means. >> yes, i'll have to run to my computer at the other side of the news plex center. >> stephanie: that's how you stay in such extraordinary shape. >> running back and forth. >> stephanie: jim pictures you running in heels like in a horror movie. >> screaming wildly and nothing behind me. >> stephanie: in your negligee. >> that's what's underneath this. [ laughter ] i just put this on for camera. i sit around in my underwear otherwise. >> stephanie: here she is in her news suit, jacki schechner in the current news center. >> we have a dress code here called clothing. democratic senators chuck schumer, stabenow, beg et are holding a press conference about an hour from now to ask house republicans to allow a vote on the middle class tax cut act whic
passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. so does aarp, serving americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp dicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. to find out more, call today. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to
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. healthcare extension -- >> eric: point the finger at yourself. urination? urinating on poor people, that is disgusting, wrong, rude. they should be -- you know what? pull the funding. pull all of their funding. >> bob: they fund themselves. you want to pull the funding, pull the rich people from the i.r.s. >> greg: what i love about this, in the video or the cartoon they show a state declining in the poverty. it's not caused by the rich, because rich are leaving. >> dana: last week in forbes.com there was ten or 11 death spiral states. you don't want a house and can't get a job and ones saddled with the pension debt from the public sector unions. we had a big fight in wisconsin over this. what we were we dealing with at the start of school? chicago teachers union when school was starting. what happened to schoolhouse rock? those were video where you could learn something. >> greg: you watch it, don't you? >> dana: i love them. at halloween i went as bill on capitol hill. great costume. >> kimberly: have a good destiny. >> dana: super planet janice she's a galaxy girl. [ laughter ]
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. there is no doubt we have to bring down medicare health-care cost growth. the difference is that we believe we should expand on the kind of reforms that we made in the affordable care act, where we achieved billion about $716 billion in savings, not simply by across the board provider cuts, but by changing the incentive structure, the way we pay providers so we focus on the value of care, not the volume of care. i think it is ironic that we have gone in the last four weeks from many of our republican colleagues criticizing the president for having done too much in savings on medicare, $716 billion -- their presidential candidate proposed putting that money back in, in other words adding $716 billion back into the cost of medicare, to complaining the president does not want to do enough. >> who was that presidential candidate? anyone remember? >> i do not want to relitigate the campaign, but it is an important point, i think, which is he proposed that we put the $716 billion net cost back into medicare, which would have shorten the life of the trust fund by eight years. now, the president's bud
in 2012. the answer after the break. health care system i wae spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. you'll also care about our new offer. you get access to nurses who can help with your questions. and your loved one can get exelon patch free for 30 days. if the doctor feels it's right for them. it cannot change how the disease progresses. hospitalization and rarely death have been reported in patients who wore more than one patch at a time. the most common side effects of exelon patch are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. the likelihood and severity of these side effects may increase as the dose increases. patients may experience loss of appetite or weight. patients who weigh less than 110 pounds may experience more side effects. people at risk for stomach ulcers who take certain other medicines
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public bargaining rights lessening healthcare, lessening pensions the governor signs it. it's not on his agenda. >> he has to fall in line. right? >> yeah. >> let me play devil's advocate. those who are watching who may not be in a union, they might say in wisconsin and in michigan and in the last election labor attempted ballot proposals that were unsuccessful is there a different strategy this time? how can the message change to be relevant as you have tried to do here in this conversation to those who are not in the labor movement? what will be your next step in michigan. >> lots of people turning out so we have had a lot of opportunity to talk about the good and the bad of right to work. we have had a great opportunity to educate people. the right-wing says this is to stop forced unionization. you know and i know there is no forced unionization. federal labor law says any worker in any workplace, doesn't matter if there is a june yun can say i don't want to be a member of the union. in our uaw constitution, we have a provision that members can say
own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> on the other side of half past the hour. want to get a look at your headlines now. egypt's opposition is dismissing a move by the president to calm protesters. mohamed morsi said he will cancel a decrease that gave him sweeping new powers, but that's not enough for his critics. they point out that the president is still pushing for a referendum on the new constitution, one they say is flawed. >>> house speaker john boehner says he has no progress report on fiscal cliff talks because there is no progress to report. told reporters yesterday, president obama needs to drop what boehner called his m eed h or the highway approach. the fiscal cliff just 24 days away. >>> and a tragedy in pro football to tell you about. a dallas cowboys player has been killed and another has
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't wait. call now. whatever your health coverage needs, unitedhealthcare can help you find the right plan. open enrollment to choose your medicare coverage begins october 15th and ends december 7th. so now is the best time to review your options and enroll in a plan. medicare has two main parts, parts a and b, to help cover a lot of your expenses, like hospital care... and doctor visits. but they still won't cover all of your costs. now's the time to learn about unitedhealthcare plans that may be right for you. are you looking for something nice and easy? like a single plan that combines medicare parts a & b with prescription drug coverage? a medicare advantage plan can give you doctor, hospital and prescription drug coverage all in one plan... for nothing more than what you already pay for part b. you'll also have the flexibility to change doctors from a network of providers dedicated to helping you stay healthy. plus with the pharmacy saver program, you can get prescriptions for as low as $2 at thousands of pharmacies in retail locations like these, all across the country. call now to l
't they start by getting rid of congress's healthcare, retirement and social security then let's see where we're at. >> bill: a little taste of their own medicine. great response yesterday from many of you. thousands of you to speaker boehner's office telling him to resign. as we started yesterday morning here on the "full court press." len calling from north bend, oregon. hey, len, good morning. >> caller: good morning, bill. >> bill: hi. >> caller: with all of this talk of cutting entitlements, it has been going on for quite awhile. >> bill: yeah. >> caller: i haven't heard a single politician on either side of the aisle talk about raiding the cap on -- raising the cap on what a tax pater pays to fica. it is $110,000 i believe right now. if it were doubled, that would make social security completely solvent. it where be -- >> bill: forever. >> and how come -- what am i listening to here? >> bill: i think -- here what it is, len. you're right by the way. that's the quickest way the fairest way the easiest way and the
is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. and with my bankamericard cash rewards credit card, i love 'em even more. i earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. 2% on groceries. 3% on gas. automatically. no hoops to jump through. that's 1% back on... [ toy robot sounds ] 2% on pumpkin pie. and apple. 3% back on 4 trips to the airport. it's as easy as... -[ man ] 1... -[ woman ] 2... [ woman ] 3. [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards card. apply online or at a bank of america near you. >>> okay so in w
. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. keep dreaming. keep doing. go long. >> greta: this is a fox news alert. violent clashes are raging in cairo, egypt. thousands of president morsi's supporters fighting with his opponents. rocks and fire bombs flying outside the presidential palace. grn reporter jacob lippencott is in cairo with the latest. jacob? >> reporter: >> reporter: well, it was extremely violent, much more than earlier protests i've witnessed the past two weeks.
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with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. so i never missed a beat. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. something so geeky that i'm pushing the limits that even the "the rachel maddow show" staff of geeks will tolerate, the producers here get me to do it in two minutes or less. tonight's challenge comes in something i mentioned earlier. the medicare eligibility age. sexy topic, right? try to control yourself, rachel maddow's audience. despite the fact it's unpopular, republicans really want to make cuts in medicare and specifically they want to raise the eligibility age by two years, from 65 to 67. that's also super unpopular. but the white house is open to it. they are open to it in 2011 in the boehner/obama talks. they are open to it now. what's weird about this policy is it's always presented as the height of fiscal responsibility, even though it's kind of fiscally irresponsible, which brings us to the challenge. why raising the age does not save you very much money and is probably a bad policy idea in under two minutes. do we have the clock? let's do it. the argument for cutting 65
for the week of december 10th, 2012. starting off monday healthcare reform again takes center stage on capitol hill with a briefing on how increasing the number of consumer directed healthcare plans could reduce costs by an estimated $57 billion. the one hour briefing begins at 2 p.m. in the rayburn house office building. tuesday, december 11th the d.c. city council continues to look at how the cab industry in the nation's capital is being run. the council will open hearings into how its taxicab service improvement act is implemented. that's at 11 a.m. in the wilson building. wednesday, december 12th, the house oversight and government reform committee will examine human growth hormones used in pro football at a hearing entitled hgh testing in the nfl is science ready? hall of famer dick butkus and chief of the u.s. anti-doping agency will testify at 10 a.m. in the rayburn house office building. on thursday, december 13th, the house financial services committee holds a hearing on a portion of the dodd frank wall street reform act that requires banks to separate investment banging from their co
healthcare removed. all of my food stamps removed. i'm making $700 a month. i have $500 a month in prescriptions which of course, i can't afford. so i had to decide which ones are the best for me to take and i have no money for food. but i'll tell you one thing right now i pay $10.50 a month on my cable bill to see you! >> stephanie: that's very sweet and i think probably not the wisest thing. considering food. i would go with -- >> stephanie miller. >> should we send a cheese basket or something? >> stephanie: something. >> for some nourishment? >> stephanie: i can share my government cheese that i get as a single woman. according to rush limbaugh. >> right. >> stephanie: okay. nita in michigan. hi. >> caller: how are you today? >> stephanie: good. >> caller: i live here in michigan with governor snyder and something about these crazy republicans that he cut our unemployment from 26 to 20 weeks. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: it's like okay. and trying to make it a right to work state. we have democra
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, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. martha: sad news to report. dame elizabeth murdoch has passed away at 103. she was the mother of rupert her dock. she was surround by her family in her home. she was the generous supporters of so many causes. she devoted her life to helping other people. she was the wife of sir keith murdoch. she was the mother to four people, including rupert murdoch. she is survived by 77 direct descendants, including 50 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. rupert murdoch says his mother will be mourned by countless australians whose lives she h
all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. so i never missed a beat. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. ♪ [spider-man] we got this. ♪ ♪ [mom] this hero stuff is easy! >>> the great state of south carolina is facing an unexpected senate race. republican senator jim demint surprised everyone on capitol hill yesterday when he announced his resignation. now one very familiar face is saying he may want the job. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you norah. jim demint is one of the most conservative members of the senate. he likes to say that the bigger the government gets the smaller god gets. well now one of the most conservative tv personalities out there is vying for his job. who will replace jim demint? that's washington's new guessing game after the south carolina senator announced he's resigning next month in the middle of his second term. >> this is a good time to leave because i have term limited myself. i never inteend career politician. >> reporter: now the state's republican governor nikki
recovery. 40% of the long-term growth in federal health programs is due to rising health-care costs, generally. 40%. 60% is due to americans aging. in fact, each and every day, and 10,000 americans turn 65. every day. 10,000 americans enter medicare. as chairman of the finance committee, i can influence a lot of policies, but i cannot keep folks from getting older. we need to focus on what we can influence, and that is over all health care cost. shifting cost to seniors is not the solution. we cannot break the promise of medicare and social security. that is a bedrock. we cannot break that promise. i was proud to how crafty affordable care act and we took major steps to slow the growth of health-care spending and strengthen medicare and medicaid, but there is still more to do. we need to focus on facts. if you turn on any television during the campaign season you saw attack ads claiming billions of cuts to medicare, putting seniors at risk. nothing could be further from the truth. there were zero cuts to medicare beneficiaries in the affordable care act. these ads are the types of m
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. >> you cannot have healthcare if you work there because it's so expensive. we are going to have frank rangeses with extra pepper own e. it literally smells like a big pizza? >> yes. >> fresh hot out of the oven. >> you walk into a pizza joint and say, this is what i want to smell like all day long. right? >> if you do think that, you probably already do smell like that. >> that's true. >> that's right. i want to come back to this story about karl rove and dick morris. you have to be pretty bad when you are too bad for fox. you know what i mean? you cannot lower the bar any lower. >> it's just another great wrinkel in the story that is fox news. we found out this week not only that karl rove and dick morris, you know, they are so bad at what they do that they are not welcome on fox. >> they got everything wrong. >> right. >> dick morris, sherrod brown was going to look for a new job. bill nellso could never win in florida. barack obama was going to be trues trounced. >> how he is going to do the economy versus hillary. >> that's right. >> 24sthis h
january 2nd. ffor help finding a plan that's right for you, give unitedhealthcare a call today. >>> a prank on the british royals has taken a horrifying turn. the nurse that first took the hoax call at the hospital where duchess catherine was being treated apparently has committed suicide. here is what the hospital is saying. >> we can confirm jacintha was recently a victim of a hoax call to the hospital. the hospital had been supporting her through this very difficult time. jacintha was a first class nurse who cared diligently for hundreds of patients during her time with us. everyone is shocked by the loss of a much loved person. >> bring in our royal correspondent, max foster. what do we know specifically about the suicide and the palace reaction. >> the reaction as you say, she was a well regarded nurse. everyone had nothing but good things to say. she died on her own. she has two children and a husband, but they live out of town so they weren't with her thankfully at the time of her death. certainly a well regarded nurse. people feeling terrible about the situation. starte
on your prescriptions. it's the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. with this plan, you can get copays as low as a dollar through a preferred network pharmacy like walgreens -- where you'll find 8,000 convenient locations. best of all, this plan has the lowest part d premium in the united states -- only $15 a month. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. >>. >> i've been a superintendent for 30 some years at many different park service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. >> greta: 11:00 is almost here, flash those studio lights, it's time for last call. jimmy fallon helping mariah carey spruce up the christmas classic but in this rendition they play in a school classroom. >> ♪ all i want for christmas is you. ♪ [ music ] . ♪ [ music ] . ♪ [ music ]
prescriptions. it's the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. with this plan, you can get copays as low as a dollar through a preferred network pharmacy like walgreens -- where you'll find 8,000 convenient locations. best of all, this plan has the lowest part d premium in the united states -- only $15 a month. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. >>> still ahead, the amazing story behind this incredible photo. if you look closely, that's me just to the north of mexico. wait. that's not right. ♪ lowers to cut drag. rises to every challenge. the class exclusive air suspension in the new 2013 ram 1500. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. >>> in 1997 the bur chief of hamas was considered by many including the united states to be a terrorist organization. at the time he was living in exile in jordan and from there he allegedly orchestrated a number of attacks on israel. israel's prime minister was benjamin netanyahu and that year in 1997 he green lit a plan for the intelligence agency to kill mr. mashal. it did not
, but when you need it, you can not produce it overnight. the drivers of the dead are health-care -- not social security -- of the debt our health care -- not social security so much. we should send out a framework where negotiations could begin because the program will go broke. people drop out of the programs more than they put in. the average couple will spend $119,000 and draw out $340,000. that population is exploding as baby boomers retire. host: on the defense cuts to come under sequestration, does the gop proposal address that? guest: yes, it does. sequestration is not a good deal, this is something both sides think it is not a smart way to cut. is just -- sides think. it is not a smart way to cut. it is just across the board. it is heavy-handed and it is on top of half of $1 trillion in defense cuts and we have already made and you will lose another 100,000 people in your army that is already dropping. you cannot sustain defense. nothing is more expensive than war. war in the middle east triples the price of oil over night is important to discourage an attack -- overnight
anyone's status to part-time and offer all workers access to the same healthcare plan. >> a problem with that is those health plans are sometimes not affordable to hourly workers. sometimes those plans are too expensive for people to contribute to. and in the affordable care act there is a provision that says if the company does provide health insurance that is more than i think 9.5% of your salary, you can do the exchange. and if the worker has to go out and do the exchange because if the group happens to not be providing affordable insurance for everybody, not just its higher-paid employees, that has to contribute to the exchange as well. if garden offers a plan that is really good for a management ceo but not the hourly worker and the worker says i want to go to though exchange instead. >> stephanie: you thought of everything for that affordable care act, jacki schechner. god bless you. >> not me personally. but the idea is if you are going to push somebody out into the marketplace, why should you not contribute to that. >> stephanie: right. they have olive
there is a crisis, a flu outbreak, or a healthcare associated outbreak, or an environmental threat, where increase in injury or illness would obviously be compromised. host: is a research that goes first? guest: absolutely. that is what we do, and research will get effected. projects with the universal foods vaccine project will get delayed. try to develop a vaccine for hiv/aids. you have a bright, young researchers, and they're in danger of not getting funded. when you do not find them, they will not just continue to go along, they will dropped out of the system. we are concerned about losing a generation of the brightest young researchers. the united states of america has been fortunate that we are the leaders when it comes to biomedical research. we do not want to lose that, and that will happen if people do not get funded. that is the reason me, myself, and dr. frieden and others are concerned that this gets resolved. host: have you had a chance to talk directly to the white house about this? guest: we are definitely in discussion with the department of health and human services, undersecretar
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